Private, 1st Regiment, Mobile Volunteers. Local Defense Troops [also called Mobile Guards or Mobile Regiment] organized in December, 1861, at Mobile, Alabama. It served in General Cantey's Brigade, Department of the Gulf, and later the Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana. The unit participated in the conflicts at Forts Gaines and Morgan, then was ordered to disband on January 25, 1865. However, it seems that a remnant served at Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely, and when Mobile was evacuated on April 12, the few remaining men did disband. Its commanders were Colonel Alexander W. Lumpkin, Lieutenant Colonel Stewart W. Cayce, and Major William Hartwell.